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Dalmatian grape invaders

by  |  08-05-2015

There is a bigger, boomier, more extracted article looming about the current state of Dalmatian wines as I tasted last month at the Dalmacija Wine Expo in Split, Croatia but for now, I present this... more » There is a bigger, boomier, more extracted article looming about the current... more »

Extractions

by  |  18-08-2013

A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs. Paris Pricing Insanity On our recent trip up to Paris, we found the murder the they get away with on wine prices with... more » A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs.... more »

Dalmatia

by  |  14-06-2013

The wines of Croatia have oft been misunderstood or even disregarded. People tend to want to believe that the best wines only exist in France, Italy, Spain, and California. But naturally, anyone who starts to... more » The wines of Croatia have oft been misunderstood or even disregarded. People... more »

Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend 2013

by  |  01-05-2013

Last year, I went to the first Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend which was something of a continuation of the event from previous years, but under a slightly different name and organizer. You can read all... more » Last year, I went to the first Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend which... more »

Never forget the Mali Plavač

by  |  02-01-2013

While dousing ourselves in San Francisco over the holidays, a friend invited us over for a Szechuan hot pot dinner. Despite eating out a lot in SF over the last two weeks, it was, without... more » While dousing ourselves in San Francisco over the holidays, a friend invited... more »

In The Glass: Miloš Stagnum Poluslatko 2003

by  |  20-09-2012

It’s a fantastic thing when the wonderfully strange crosses your path by way of an Istrian visiting Spain. Such was the case with this bottle of what I can really only call dessert wine from... more » It’s a fantastic thing when the wonderfully strange crosses your path by... more »

In The Glass: Vuina Plavac Štafileo Barrique 2009

by  |  09-09-2012

This is an interesting take on Plavac Mali from Vuina, a winery located between Split and Trogir on the coast of Croatia. Ironically, while not a bumpin’, off-the-chart wine growing region, this is where the... more » This is an interesting take on Plavac Mali from Vuina, a winery... more »

Madirazza Plavac Mali with a side of nostalgia

by  |  28-08-2012

When it comes to what we imbibe, it seems that there are the instances where we’re just trying to fill our stomachs and/or get drunk. Then there are those instances where what we take in... more » When it comes to what we imbibe, it seems that there are... more »

The Crljenak Showdown

by  |  22-06-2012

Some time back, we had our first taste of the newly-invigorated Crljenak being released by Zlatan Plenković. Again, as quick fly-by primer, Crljenak (or Crljenak Kaštelanski or Pribidrag) is the genetically identical grape to Zinfandel... more » Some time back, we had our first taste of the newly-invigorated Crljenak... more »

Plavac Mali on Korčula?

by  |  13-06-2012

It’s generally assumed that the island of Korčula is heavily invested in making lots of Pošip. This full-bodied, delectable, native white grape has been happily growing on Croatia’s coast for ages. While the grape does... more » It’s generally assumed that the island of Korčula is heavily invested in... more »
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